Three blog posts are coming your way over the next few weeks to address the topics I see in clinical practice as having the biggest negative impact on making positive changes to health and wellness and this week it’s all a bout stress. I want to focus on Stress Management first becaus in clinical practice I […]
Easy, quick and sugar-balancing snack ideas are an important way to stay energized throughout the day while staying committed to healthy eating that nourish your body and your busy family’s. Reaching for healthy snacks can be really easy when you stock your cupboards with some essential ingredients. Finding some time each week to get […]
Does sugar addiction exist? Do you consider yourself addicted to sugar, or at least a little bit addicted to sugar? Like most people, I use to be addicted to sugar. Very addicted to sugar! My sugar addition started early. As a child I would spontaneously eat sugar-cubes- the one’s intended for my mom’s […]
Why Do I Have to Take Supplements? That’s a question I’m asked from time to time and while I’d like to say we can extract all of the nutrients we need from food alone, unfortunately I can not.
With cold and flu season rapidly approaching, I am often asked how to ward off colds throughout the season. As we move through autumn and deep into winter, it’s a crucial time for you to be aware of how the changing season affects your body and your mind and how to be proactive in staying […]
Feeling unrefreshed after a full night of sleep, unexplained fatigue, food cravings, recurrent infections or digestive concerns such as gas, bloating and discomfort? These are all indications that your adrenal glands are being overworked or are in need of a little support.
My Personal Struggle With Excess Weight I understand how emotionally charged the struggle with excess weight can be. I’ve been there. While I have shard this with private clients and with people on my mailing list, I’ve never written about it on my blog before. I decided to share it today because the changes that […]
Curried Carrot Ginger Soup It’s getting a little chillier outside and that means warming soups and more cooked foods to feel grounded and nourished. If you’re feeling the chill of fall in the evening enjoy some Curried Carrot Ginger Soup. Most of these ingredients are available fresh and local at your farmer’s market so they’re […]
If you’re at all familiar with my blog or if you’re on my email list you know how much I love dark chocolate. I had fun in the kitchen recently putting together some of my favourite ingredients to create a raw chocolate brownie treat. Enjoy! Chocolate Brownies Ingredients: 2 cups almond meal (you can […]
My final instalment in this three-part series is all about strategies for setting and achieving your goals. An effective practice for continuing to move toward your goals is to practice gratitude. When we are grateful for all of the abundance in our lives and appreciate the beautiful, rich experience that life is, setting and achieving […]
It’s all about 6 healthy habits today with strategy number 2 for overcoming obstacles for living your healthiest life and one of my favourite topics- healthy lifestyle habits for optimizing your health. If you missed the first instalment in this series of three wellness posts, go back to last week’s post to read about […]
As a mom, wife and busy professional, I lost my way when it came to health and self-care. Like so many women I see in my nutrition and wellness practice now, I put the needs of my family and my career far ahead of everything else for many years. Over the course of my 20s […]
It’s back to school and regular routine time so it’s the A, B, C’s of Nutrition and Health. This week I’m encapsulating some key health and nutrition messages using the alphabet- an easy way to remember some small steps that make a big difference in health and well being. A -Antioxidants Vitamins ACE, and selenium and zinc are known as antioxidants. […]
Fall Routines and a Return to Healthy Habits is the theme for September. It’s Fall, and while I always regret the end of summer, I do really love Fall and welcome the return to routine and healthy habits. September is often a time when we turn our thoughts towards routine and often that includes […]